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April 1, 2013

Cable and Satellite Providers Square Off Over Tax Break


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Tom Giovanetti testified before state legislators in favor of the tax break for cable customers, saying there was a “gross disparity” in the taxing of satellite and cable. “We want the winners to be determined by who has the best product offerings, not by some historical quirk or glitch in the tax code that no one got around to fixing because it was hard.”

February 16, 2013

George P. isn't sounding like a land commissioner candidate

America needs a new energy policy, tax structure and education system, George P. Bush of Fort Worth told a luncheon audience Friday. But does that really sound like somebody running for Texas land commissioner?

January 3, 2013

Fiscal deal makes social programs more vulnerable


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The lack of spending cuts in legislation that averted the fiscal cliff will place enormous pressure on entitlement programs such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and even the president’s new heath insurance plan when negotiations begin in coming weeks to reduce the deficit, analysts said Wednesday.

December 6, 2012

Stand by that pledge


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Stand fast, keep your promise, says a coalition of interest groups, including IPI, that implore lawmakers not to waver on the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, even as Democrats and select Republicans insist that the only alternative to the "fiscal cliff" is instant compromise. Not so, says the coalition.

September 26, 2012

High Tax Rates Drive Jobs Overseas


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

When it comes to the issue of lowering the corporate tax rate, Tom Giovanetti of the Institute for Policy Innovation says Sweden shows more understanding than the U.S., which maintains the highest rate among developed countries.

July 19, 2012

Capitol Hill


IPI expert referenced: Bartlett D. Cleland

Sens. Dick Durbin and Mike Enzi are "pro-taxers" who are "trying to avoid a debate on the merits" of an e-commerce sales tax bill by adding it as an amendment to the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act, the Institute for Policy Innovation said Wednesday to Communications Daily.

 

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